Nos coups de coeur

 

Zhaleika

CinEast 2016

EN: Lora, a 17-year-old girl, has to deal with her father's death. In the small Bulgarian village where time seems to stand still, her family and the villagers expect her to give herself over to grief. However, Lora wants to keep on enjoying her youth and live a normal life - but is she able to disregard the traditions and judgements of the villagers?

Awards: Berlin IFF 2016 (Special Mention of the Generation 14plus International Jury for Feature Film), Sofia IFF 2016 (Grand Prix Award for Best Film)

FR: Une jeune fille de 17 ans, Lora, est confrontée à la mort de son père. Dans son petit village bulgare où le temps semble s'être arrêté, sa famille et les autres villageois attendent qu'elle exprime sa douleur sans retenue. Mais Lora veut continuer à profiter de sa jeunesse et vivre une vie normale - pourra-t-elle ignorer les vieilles traditions et le jugement des villageois ?

Organisation: CinEast / Collaboration: neimënster

Germany 2016 / directed by Eliza Petkova / coming-of-age drama, 92 min, en subtitles / written by Eliza Petkova / with: Anna Manolova, Snezhina Petrova, Mihail Stoyanov, Maria Klecheva, Stoyko Ivanov